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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 63-65

Vibration therapy a conventional massage for Sthoulya (Obesity)


1 Reader, Dravyaguna, Agada Tantra, Mahatma GandhiAyurved College Hospital & Research Centre, Salod (H),Wardha, Maharastra, India
2 Professor Panchakarma, Agada Tantra, Mahatma GandhiAyurved College Hospital & Research Centre, Salod (H),Wardha, Maharastra, India
3 Asst. Prof., Agada Tantra, Mahatma GandhiAyurved College Hospital & Research Centre, Salod (H),Wardha, Maharastra, India

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KSR Prasad
Professor Panchakarma, Agada Tantra, Mahatma GandhiAyurved College Hospital & Research Centre, Salod (H),Wardha, Maharastra
India
Meena Deogade
Reader, Dravyaguna, Agada Tantra, Mahatma GandhiAyurved College Hospital & Research Centre, Salod (H),Wardha, Maharastra
India
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“Rasanimittameva Sthoulyam Karshyam Cha “ is the statement of the Ayurveda, i.e. either the obesity or emaciation is by “Rasa” ( nutritive material). Obesity is observed all over globe as metabolic disorder either with central or local with visceral and visible obesity classification. Indian population is with more visible obesity accumulated fats in buttocks, groin and abdomen. Many traditional and conservative management are in practice to reduce the visible and vascular fats. Vibration therapy a conventional massage with machine under dry conditions is capable of reducing the visible and visceral fats. Regularized timely meals are advised and instructed to avoid any food in between. To facilitate the bowel moments (Koshta-Suddhi), 5gms of Gandharwa Haritakichurna is advised at 5 AM. The results express statistically significant with a mean difference of 4.4. Kg weight, 2.54 BMI reductions, 12.5 cms in waist and 6.5 Cms is hip with a waist hip ratio difference of 0.074. On the other hand it shows significant reduction in mean lipid profile also. The serum cholesterol is reduced in 65.6, LDL with 18.8 and glycerides with 13.4 units. The overall feelings of the attended patients are feeling lightness in 3-6 days, reduction of 1 to 2 Kg in 8 to 10 days. The all measures are stable at the follow up undertaken after 30 days of treatment execution completion.


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